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Mandarin Oriental Singapore Pool

MANDARIN ORIENTAL, SINGAPORE, READER SWIM

Here’s a reader swim pic from our International Textile Specialist pal ML from her recent visit to the Mandarin Oriental Singapore. The hotel is right on Marina Bay, with a view of one of the most famous hotel swimming pools in the world—The Marina Bay Sands. Pretty stiff competition for a hotel …

Galaxy, Macau

THE GALAXY, MACAU

Turns out the wave pool at The Galaxy, Macau, is somewhat of a disappointment, to one reporter at least. You know how we hate that bait and switch (remember this). He says the resort only has one surfboard and the waves aren’t strong enough to support the weight needed for propulsion. He …

The St. Regis Lhasa

THE POOL AT THE ST. REGIS, LHASA, TIBET (CHINA)

Sure, it sounds great in theory. The Golden Energy Pool at the St. Regis, Lhasa is kept at a constant water temperature of 28-32℃, is lined with gold leaf tiles and according to the hotel “guarantees comfort for guests who like to refresh, relax, or simply float in a bejeweled pool …